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Country Star Eric Church Cancels Show to Watch UNC-Duke Final Four, Angering Fans

Eric Church has cancelled an April 2 live performance in San Antonio, Texas to attend an NCAA Last 4 event that evening between the College of North Carolina males’s basketball group and Duke College, in response to a number of screenshots posted to social media of an e-mail confirming the cancelation, which was despatched out by Ticketmaster.

The message despatched on behalf of Church, who refers to his fandom because the “Church Choir” reads:

“To the Church Choir,

This Saturday, my household and I are going to face collectively to cheer on the Tar Heels because the group has made it to the Last 4.

As a lifelong Carolina basketball fan, I’ve watched Carolina and Duke battle through the years however to have them matchup within the Last 4 for the primary time within the historical past of the NCAA Event is any sports activities fanatic’s dream.

That is additionally probably the most egocentric factor I’ve ever requested the Choir to do: to surrender your Saturday evening plans with us in order that I can have this second with my household and sports activities neighborhood. Nevertheless, it is the identical sort of ardour felt by the individuals who fill the seats at our concert events that makes us wish to be a part of the group at a recreation of this significance.

Woody Durham at all times mentioned, “Go the place you go and do what you do,” thanks for letting me go right here and be with the Tar Heels.”

Followers took to social media to indicate their disappointment and anger after receiving the cancelation e-mail. Ticketmaster.com now has a message that the present on April 2 has been formally cancelled.

Eric Church is from Granite Falls, North Carolina. The cancellation has triggered many social media customers to make jokes concerning the singer and nation music as a complete, whereas different North Carolina followers absolutely supported his choice.

“I help the person by the title of Eric Church as a result of he’s mentioned to be a rustic music man and his choice will lower the quantity of nation music being emitted globally,” one tweet learn.

Church’s subsequent tour stops can be on April 1 in Fort Price, Texas, then on April 9 in New Orleans. A rescheduled date for the San Antonio present has not been introduced.


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